It already has been a month since I’ve started teaching kids bookbinding. We’ve covered Coptic binding, Japanese binding (I’ve told them about Chinese and Korean binding too), and long-stitch binding. This time I decided to teach them something boring. Just to understand how to cover some other topics and, especially, how to teach them separate processes of bookbinding, when a student doesn’t get a finished book at the end of a 2-hour class.
Following one of our most popular posts Top 10 Coptic Stitch Binding Tutorials on the Internet we have decided to do a post on the top 15 of the best Japanese Stab Binding instructions and tutorials we could find on the web (also known as the Traditional Chinese Binding Method though there are noticeable differences between the two). On this page you’ll also find a collection of video tutorials and many Japanese stab binding related resources. We hope it serves as a good resource for some of you out there. Continue reading →